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From Norfolk.[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Sept. 2. Yesterday, the first day of the week, month and fall, was perfectly charming. The churches were well filled, and the preaching was generally impressive and appropriate. Fervent prayer ascended from devout hearts for our country, its rulers, and our army.--Rev. G. W. Carter, D. D., preached most eloquently and impressively in the morning, and at night to crowded audiences, including many of the troops. I learn that he is superintending the construction of some very important and ingenious mechanical contrivances, which will no doubt prove exceedingly useful and officiant in the war. But I will not particularize. It is stated here, and is no doubt true, that the prisoners taken by the Federal fleet were landed at Fort Monroe yesterday, from the steamer Quaker City. Active and judicious measures are being taken to disperse the Yankee troops, that were allowed, by neglect and tardy movements, to get
$15 reward. --Ranaway, on Monday, September 2d my three Negro Men Sandy, Jim and Lewis, Sanny is about 25 years old; stoutly built; about 5 feet 6 inches high; gingerbread color. Jim is about 26 years old; well built; 5 feet 6 inches high. Lewis is about 23 or 24 years old; good countenance; gingerbread color. They all belong to Mrs. E. W. Ray, of Mathews county, and were hired by me from P. M. Tabb & Son. I will pay the above reward for the three, or five dollars for either one, if delivered to me, or placed in jail in Richmond, where I can get them. C. G. Paleski. Henrico co, September 3, 1861. se 4--2t*
Serious accident on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. Lynchburg, Sept. 2. --Last night, as two trains forced with troops were coming east on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, from Bristol five cars of the loading train broke loose on the steep grads, about half a mile west of Abingdon, and ran back and were run into by the train with was following; and one soldier was killed and ten or twelve injured--two seriously. The train left Briston half an hour apart with orders not to run faster than twelve miles per hour. The trains were loaded with the Second Regiment, belonging to the Polish Brigade from Louisiana. This regiments commanded by Lieut. Col. T. McGinuis. We did not learn to watch company that jared B.
From Washington Washington, Sept. 2 ----The special correspondent of the New York Post says that the picket guards of the concerning a man are getting daily closer and closer. There are many exciting rumors in circulation, and some state that the Confederates had crossed the Potomac in large numbers at Aquia Creek. The War Department has received nothing official in relation to the report of General Rosencrane's disaster. Secretary Chase has issued a patriot appeal in behalf of the Federal loan.